Articles By Carl Weinschenk

Financial institutions crunch the numbers on Linux

NEW YORK -- It is generally assumed that executives who have risen high enough in their organizations to push the use of the Linux operating system are an ambitious group. What they must

Published on: January 24th, 2003 Carl Weinschenk

Good CRM may mean letting some clients go: expert

NEW YORK -- Customer relationship management software puts the onus on the word ""customer,"" but it helped one of Canada's largest Crown corporations significantly reduce its administrative burden.Management consulting firm Peppers & Rogers

Published on: August 29th, 2002 Carl Weinschenk

We three CEOs

NEW YORK -- Despite a two-year slump in sales and a recognition that the rebound is likely to be slow, three Canadian companies at CIBC’s Enterprise and EBusiness Software Conference say they are

Published on: August 7th, 2002 Carl Weinschenk

International CIOs offer project management tips

NEW YORK--Big Bang evolutionary theory may be controversial, but it's potentially disastrous as a software implementation strategy, according to Boston Millennia's former CIO.Pat Fortune joined a panel with three CIOs at the CIBC

Published on: August 7th, 2002 Carl Weinschenk

Supercomm experts look for silver lining

ATLANTA-- This year's Supercomm attendance is expected to drop by as much as 30 per cent, but telecom executives haven't abandoned all hope for the industry's future. Mixed emotions surfaced during a panel

Published on: June 6th, 2002 Carl Weinschenk

Surviving the recession: A channel primer

The triple whammy of shrinking prices, contracting margins and reduced volume is hurting the Canadian IT channel, but insiders say that resellers willing to roll with changing times are positioned to survive.The biggest

Published on: February 1st, 2002 Carl Weinschenk

LPI extends global access to Linux certification

NEW YORK -- While open-source advocates are encouraging mainstream use of Linux across the enterprise, a Canadian training company is spreading Linux certification around the world.Brampton, Ont.-based Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Wednesday said

Published on: January 30th, 2002 Carl Weinschenk

Enterprises eye streaming media strategies

NEW YORK -- Streaming media is set to flood corporate enterprises in 2002, but experts say a number of barriers could create a dam that blocks adoption.If fundamental challenges are not met, customers

Published on: December 11th, 2001 Carl Weinschenk

Industry prepares for post-settlement Microsoft era

Canadian industry experts say the toothlessness of the proposed settlement between the U.S. government and Microsoft Corp. makes its adoption irrelevant. The consensus is that the agreement reflects a Republican exit strategy in

Published on: November 9th, 2001 Carl Weinschenk